Social Benefit Recipients Database , OECD SOCR



The Social Benefit and Recipients Database by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is the first database that presents comparable information on the number of cash benefit receivers in most OECD and EU countries. The database includes data from the main income replacement schemes in four branches: unemployment, social assistance, disability and old age. Data is available for the years 2007-2018

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